Rowand Family History

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Rowand Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Rowan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Rowan, Roland, Roan, Gowan, Cowans, Dowland, Noland, Rowland, Howard

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Rowand Family Origin

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Rowand Family Occupations

What did your Rowand ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rowand family was Laborer. Farmer, Druggist and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowand. The most common Rowand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rowand's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Druggist

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rowand ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rowand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Rowand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rowand census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 880 immigration records available for the last name Rowand. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rowand. For the veterans among your Rowand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rowand Life Expectancy

What is the average Rowand lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rowand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Rowand in 1960 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rowand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rowand ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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